Murder, She Wrote 1984 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 4, Episode 6 It Runs in the Family

First Aired: November 1, 1987

Angela Lansbury reprises her role of Jessica's English cousin Emma, whose reunion with an old love is terminated when someone laces his herring with strychnine. Geoffrey Constable: Richard Johnson. Sybil: Rosemary Murphy. Pauline: Carolyn Seymour. Inspector: Anthony Newley.

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  • Premiered: September 30, 1984
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A feisty widow solves murders when she's not writing about them in her home town of Cabot Cove, Maine, a coastal community with a peculiarly high homicide rate. A Sunday-night staple on CBS, this hugely popular drama was Angela Lansbury's first regular ser… (more)

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